I fled the relationship almost 4 years ago. I was followed, though. I was too afraid to live alone. Thankfully, i had many friends who offered me a safe place. Safe until my ex discovered where I was staying. Once he knew, he terrorized my friends until either I left, or was asked to leave. If my... View More
It is possible. It is not easy or inexpensive but it is possible and may result in a sale of the property. In Ohio it is a remedy called partition. Partition cases in Tennessee refer to legal proceedings which allow joint owners of real estate to divide their interests in the property. In other...View More
You can ask the reporting officer or his supervisor to make changes to the accident report. They can ignore you. The report is not an adjudication of anything, and is inadmissible in evidence. It is only the investigating officer's opinion of what happened.
In Tennessee, a police report is not typically considered "adjudicated" in the same way that a court case might be. Adjudication refers to the final decision or judgment made by a court in a legal matter. Police reports are documents created by law enforcement to document incidents, and...View More
Waits for another court date and the case ends up getting dismissed due to the officer not showing up after being summoned to appear in court. Does the one who took the plea deal get his case dismissed as well? Or does a motion need to be filed?
If I understand what you stated, the defendant which pled guilty to a crime is still convicted of a crime. He does not get to retroactively change his plea, which is final. He can file a motion, but it will be denied as Court has no jurisdiction. Post Conviction relief for Ineffective...View More
My girlfriend was buying a car from her parents who have receipts of payments. The car was reported stolen and she is currently sitting in jail on a felony charge for possession for stolen property. How can the car be reported stolen if she was buying it? Please help.
Whoever the titled owner of the car is, is apparently claiming it was stolen. Parents may not have owned car. Look at Title now and Registration now. Defendant needs an attorney to lower Bond and represent her at a Preliminary Hearing.
I was arrested according to Tennessee code section 40-6-206 says for a misdemeanor 5 years to serve and I told them that at the county court house here and they said they just work there even the sheriff that booked me said it was a illegal arrest i need some help please
If it was initiated within 1 year of the offense, then charge is probably timely. Cheapest, easiest action is to bring cash to Court. If no victim appears, ask to dismiss. If victim there, ask DA to make restitution, costs, and get it Diverted, Dismissed, and then Expunge it. Might hire an...View More
The length of a jail sentence for a second-time offender can vary widely based on factors such as the specific charge, the circumstances of the case, the defendant's criminal history, and the jurisdiction's sentencing guidelines.
In Tennessee, the penalties for repeat offenders...View More
That is a Citation for Misdemeanor Theft of Property. Hire an attorney to get it Diverted, Dismissed and Expunged. A theft conviction on your record will mess you up permanently. Possible restitution required, and do not go to Walmart again.
It started out as attempt to resell but whenever she was going for her arraignment for the 3rd time in general sessions, they somehow dropped those charges because the cop was under investigation and they are trying to charge her now with a indictment. Her public defender dropped her to allow them... View More
If the arrest warrant was dismissed, and no indictment has been returned, then she has no charges at this time (and no applicable bond). You all are confused as to what is going on. Amount of Bond rarely has much to do with being a first offense, but a motion to reduce bond can always be made....View More
In Tennessee, law enforcement officers generally need a valid search warrant to enter a person's home without their consent. A search warrant is a court order issued by a judge, authorizing the police to search a specific location for evidence related to a crime. If the officers had a valid...View More
If law enforcement officers or detectives come to your home and request to speak with you, you generally have the right to remain silent and not speak to them. You are not required to speak with the detectives if they don't have a warrant for your arrest. However, keep in mind that if they...View More
You do not have to respond at all. Do not let your curiosity control you. LEOs are not trying to talk to you for your health. Do not talk to anyone about this, and it may be a good time for a new phone.
A jail is required to provide prescribed medication to an individual with mental health needs within 24 hours of admission. The jail is responsible for ensuring that necessary medications are administered as prescribed, taking into account any medical or mental health conditions of the individual.
You do not need to announce that you are armed unless asked. You do not need to show the weapon to the officer. Doing either of the foregoing could be considered a threat to LEO. I have even refused to show the LEO my weapon when requested with no problem since it is not the LEO's...View More
It is probably a legal detention. Has a bond been set? Does he have an attorney? Is he at General Sessions or Criminal Circuit Court? If the Bond is too high, has he moved to lower it? These are all questions that should be addressed to his attorney. He probably needs to be...View More
With no marriage, there is no surviving spouse, so tenancy in common would be the Estate. But if you have standing, you can intervene and tell the Court the Title is not as the Partition Complaint has alleged. It might not stop the Sale For Partition, but it would definitely change the Order For...View More
There can be several offenses, not all of which are Rule Of The Road violations. Were you cited or arrested? If charged, you definitely want to got to Court. At worst it would be a conviction and costs. But you might receive some type of diversion, or some charges dismissed. You may receive...View More
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